A smart bet?

Crime and delinquency / Gambling

A smart bet?

Research into the possibilities to determant the character and size of illegal betting and gaming in the Netherlands

Summary

Stage one of the investigations aims to determine:

  1. What is already known about illegal gaming in the Netherlands;
  2. Whether there are methods for the various kinds of games of chance for reliably establishing
    the nature and extent of illegal gaming and whether these methods are a realistic proposition
    in practice;
  3. If that is the case, which is the best method (for each kind of game of chance) for establishing
    the nature and extent of illegal gaming, including the research design and necessary expertise.
The enquiry focuses on the following kinds of illegal gaming: Poker (not via Internet); Commercial bingo (not via Internet); Lotteries, football pools and similar (not via Internet); Internet-enabled gaming machines in arcades, bars and restaurants; All illegal gaming on the Internet.

Publication data

Author(s):
Wilkinson, C., Vunderink, L., Heijden, P.G.M. van der
Organization(s):
WODC, Significant
Place of publication:
Barneveld
Publisher:
Significant B.V.
Year of publication:
2008

Order information

Address:
Significant
Phone:
0342 405240
E-mailaddress:
info@significant.nl
Website:
www.significant.nl

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